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: present >> supervisor cohen: present >> supervisor farrell: present >> supervisor kim: present >> supervisor mar: present all members are present. >> chairman: could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands. indivisible, one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. >> going to the next agenda item, are there any communications? >> the first is a communication from the director of the department of elections or to certifying the official election of the order supervisors. districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11. and have been declared elected to that office. supervisor: mar, chiu, breed, campos, avalos. the second communication is a communication from the controller renewing the certification of the bond for the newly elected in the elected members of the board of supervisors. >> we will now proceed to the oath of office. >> i would like to welcome and introduce the honorable cynthia ming-mei lee, presiding judge, supuerior court of california. who will administ
london. i appreciate the work that you have done supervisor cohen -- and all the work that we have done. you're both qualified to be the president of the board of supervisors. it would be wonderful to have a female to represent the position. not being biased of the others, because i love you all. but it would be wonderful to have a female in that position. thank you for line this opportunity i'm looking forward to a better year to reduce violence in our city. >> president: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon. i am virginia marshall. to president chiu, board of supervisors. ladies and gentlemen. what a wonderful day. i'm talking about london breed. public schools today are pleased, so very happy. london, -- i'm here representing not galileo anymore, but -- galileo academy of science and technology. we are so very proud of you today. wherever you go, let the young people know from -- to city hall, that you have arrived today. let them know where you went to school today so they can have hope. my younger sisters, cohen, kim, you're always there. where's the opera house? we tha
that the chief and i and supervisor cohen and dr. campbell and the whole public health staff have always had dialogue and been concerned especially when there is an uptick in june of this year on violent crime and homicides in san francisco. and, so, we've been working together on creating a program which i announced some months ago, the ipo program, the ability to work on things that would interrupt and intervene earlier in the behavior patterns of people that would be both victims and perpetrators of violent crime in our city. to support the police department and law enforcement system of doing more predictive policing using both data and technology to help us do that. and then, of course, i think the most important part is to organize our communities and work with community-based organizations, families, religious groups, and everybody that's on the ground to find more ways to intervene in violent behavior out there and utilize resources such as education systems, our community jobs programs, others that might allow people to go in different direction. the unfortunate and very tragic inci
for the election to the office a board president are: supervisor david chiu, supervisor cohen supervisor kim. board rule 5/20 states that the roll call vote will take place enough of a quarter. supervisor avalos will begin with you. please indicate your preference from among the money stated. >> president: we have a little bit of discussion. supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: i want to thank my colleagues for the nomination and also thank numbers of the public who came out in support. i feel like i have home turf advantage but i did not ask anyone to come and vote. we cannot let this moment go by without some excitement. many of us walked into the room knowing what would be occurring today. and perhaps that vote will be historic in another way. malia and i did want to push the conversation about what leadership means and what it means to look at women leaders in the future. we have had meaningful conversations over the last couple of days about what it means to serve and be a woman in politics. and also some of the strength that we can showcase, whether bringing our heart and our
to repay. i just want to emphasize this is the first phase. supervisor malia cohen and i are going to be working hard with many of you here today for a long time. this is something we've dreamed of and i know you dreamed of it just in terms of being able to live in san francisco, afford it here. your kids are so happy to see their rooms and all their giants posters and the views of the bay. but we also want to assure you that we're just beginning to complete a really long-held promise, malia, that you and i and other supervisors have made. and we signalled that back when gavin was mayor. he made the bold announcement back in 2006, with the board of supervisors as a whole, that knowing that it was over $267 million of unmet infrastructure needs in the whole public housing complex, and that on an annual basis, the hud and the federal government were only able to come up with 16 million, and decreasing every year based upon their inability to get together on hud priorities, that we created hope sf. and out of that came a $95 million commitment. i'm going to see to it that not only eve
: so, i actually have -- thank you supervisor cohen -- i delivered a speech earlier today. i don't want to send you through all the motions. i'm going to say how excited i am to be here, how proud i am to be the district 5 supervisor, to represent the district that i call home my entire life. the city people at the swearing-in that we held this morning at 10 a.m.; to see my colleagues in the mayor, so many people from the community, my family, my friends it was truly an honor. i held is wearing in earlier because i did not want ms. johnson to walk to the chamber door and be turned away; i do not want the people that i grew up with, my friends and family, people that i was raised with to not have a seat; i want to introduce my special guests, my little brother, the rest of the family. how long is the other one going to be? we will see you later. will see you at the reception. my little brother is handicapped with me, paul, please stand. don't mess with me. my brother is not that little. he and i were grew up together in the same house, in the same conditions, in the same c
was last night with andy cohen on his show "watch what happens live." >> he is here today. >> what you are going to do. >> i want to do that. >> you're going to do that show. that show is crazy. first of all, there are crazy guests. you don't know what's coming. they ask you humiliating and embarrassing questions. >> like? >> like -- well, okay, they played this game with me, and it's a game called "hoda lay-hee-who". >> who i would lay with. do you know what i'm saying? whatever. let's watch. >> first one hoda lay he who. gerard butler. you revealed this is one of your former friends with benefits. >> you dated him? >> you laid with him. would you recommend him for hoda? >> yes. >> you would? >> without blinking, yes, yes, yes. >> let's spice it up a little bit. what about lance armstrong? yea or nay? he confessed, yes? >> i say yes. >> you say yes? hoda, would you? >> i say no, no, no, no. >> next up, russell brand. >> oh. >> i say no. >> you say no. hoda? >> we met him on the show and interviewed him. we were crazy about him. he is not as he seemin that picture. >> but he is sober.
for being here. again, of course, supervisor malia cohen, you and i have got a lot of work to do. not just this year. we've got to finish phase 1. we've got to finish phase 2. we've got to finish phase iii. and we've got to give hope to everybody else that while we're finishing these things, nothing stops us from kick starting all the other projects for public private partnership. i look forward to doing all of that very vigorously so we can have many more tearless families and other families that waited way too long for this to happen. thank you very much. (applause) >> supervisor cohen. >> well, ladies and gentlemen, fortunate for you the mayor took all my talking points. [laughter] >> that just means less time we have to stand out here in the cold. thank you, mr. mayor, for your wonderful leadership. [laughter] >> good afternoon, everyone. happy new year. >> happy new year. >> happy new year to you because today we are in the beginning part of 2013 and we are in the beginning of a transition, not just for the gutierrez family, but for a community that has been in existence for over 40 y
to recognize my colleague amelia cohen a strong supporter. i want to thank and congratulate the awardees and thank you for the work that you do to bring awareness and continue to fight and i want to thank the department heads who are here, annemarie conroy who is here. i'm glad that you're here because we will need all of your help to continue this effort. we talk about human trafficking and human trafficking awareness month which begins january eleventh, it's not about this month only. it's the opportunity for us to highlight the issue but it really is something that we ought to be working on all the time when we have the budget before us. we ought to be thinking about it when we have legislation before us, as department heads and you talk about coordination, we ought to be thinking about it. i want to thank you all for being here and i hope that you bring with you sort of a renewed dedication to deal with this issue. is something that we don't need to forget about. it is often hidden. today i want to congratulate everybody. i also want to introduce our speaker that you will be hea
with matt cohen, from off the grid. >> we assembled trucks and put them into a really unique heurban settings. >> what inspired you to start off the grid? >> i was helping people lodge mobile food trucks. the work asking for what can we get -- part together? we started our first location and then from there we expanded locations. >> why do think food trucks have grown? >> i have gotten popular because the high cost of starting a brick and mortar or strong, the rise of social media, trucks can be easily located, and food trucks to offer a unique outdoor experience that is not easily replaced by any of their setting any worlwhere else in san franc. san francisco eaters are interested in cuisine. there adventuress. the fact theyuse grea use great ingredients and make gourmet food makes unpopular. >> i have been dying to have these. >> i have had that roach coach experience. it is great they're making food they can trust. >> have you decided? >> we are in the thick of the competition? >> my game was thrown off because they pulled out of my first appetizer choice. >> how we going to crush
of the congressional gridlock steve cohen of memphis introduced a bill this week which would require states to use independent redistricting commissions in drawing those maps. here we in to talk about his bill and what he expects during president obama's second term, is congressman steve cohen. welcome to "the war room"." >> thank you good to be with you. >> michael: do you think they would or could pass this bill. >> whether they would is doubtful but it's an important bill because we have gridlock and the reason for that is too many districts are concerned about the primary and the far right and far left and they don't have to work with the whole community or the center, because of the partisan redistricting which we have in most states are drawn up just to suit their people or make them overwhelmingly ohio. ohio went for the president. ohio went to sherrod brown but yet 12 of the 16 districts drawn up by the ohio legislature were republican. that's not right. it does not reflect the will of the people. it reflects the lines they've drawn. it makes it that those the republicans don't have to wor
about any measure, steve cohen is a financial superstar, amazing success at picking stocks has made him one of the richest, most powerful stars on wall street. now his reputation and his empire may be in jeopardy. a federal criminal investigation appears to have him in the crosshairs. whenever the stock market is open, you usually can find steve cohen here, at the center of the football field-sized trading floor in connecticut, home to his hedge fund. for almost two decades, he has wracked up 20% to 30% annual return for his investors, losing money only one year, leading one magazine to dub him the most brilliant hedge fund manager alive. >> he is viewed as one of the top, top traders that has ever, ever worked on wall street. >> reporter: and does he live large, worth about $9 billion, he owns this lavish estate with a 36,000-square hp foot house and holes for golf. his art collection is valued at almost $1 billion, with works by van gogh and andy warhol. >> the edge he has gotten is not just from his own insight but perhaps from other means that are not legal. >> reporter: so far, fed
't cancel that project. can you work with us? michael cohen phoned me up the next day. can we cut $40 million out of this project? it was one person more responsible than any others, it's tony irons, was the architect that was responsible for the revitalization of city hall who came to my office and said, we cannot abandon this. we can't walk away from this project. we have an opportunity to really take a lot of our values and principles, particularly raising the bar as we did as a city on our green building standards, mandating the most aggressive green building standards for private construction anywhere in the united states. and showcasing them in this new building. >> the city for the sfpuc, it was critical that the building stay as a lead building. the easiest thing to do to cut out millions of dollars, let's just go from lead platinum to lead gold. but that wasn't the objective. this needed to be the best example of energy conservation of any office building in the united states. >> we became involved in the san francisco public utilities headquarter project during the time when
as sunglasses while playing ultimates 40's beat. he said there's great i can see the cohen. i didn't know what he was talking about. he's color blind and he could see the orange cone on the green grass first time in his life. >>reporter: it's genetic defect in the retina color sensing pigment. >> we have the sensitive to green light. and one that sensitive to red late. you can medley notice that the green and red sensitive photo pigment overlap each other a lot. >>reporter: someone with color deefficiency the red and green overlap so much they both look basically brown. unless you can block a narrow part of the spectrum between red and greechbility that's what this chrome does. meaning orange flower will finally stand out from the green leaves behind it. but for someone with is color deficient either way beyond new appreciation for plant life. man made world is built out of color. being able to tell them apart is a matter ofafety. from traffic lights to road sign if you captain see color he says you are more likely to hesitate when you have to make a split second decision. in the c
cohen says if beyonce lip synced that was best damn lip sync i've seen z justin beiber passes lady gaga as twitter's top user. check out this post from the wife wes welker. she writes proud of my husband and the pack. if anyone is bored go to the wikipedia page. yeah. when a hall of fame player. a true role model after ray lewis beat patriots in playoffs. ladies of "the view" couldn't resist weighing in on this battle. >> it's interesting she criticized ray lewis, her husband was criticized by gisele bundchen last year saying he wasn't catching the ball. it's one thing. >> it's different, though. >> she criticized, gisele bundchen criticized her husband for playing ability. she attacks ray lewis's character. she attacked his children. he may have young kids who don't know what happened 12 years ago. you're a sore loser. >> she issued an apology. i'm deeply sorry for the post on facebook. i let the competitiveness of the game and comments people were making about a team i dearly love get the best of me. i apologize for-to-ray lewis and anyone else affected. so i think i do think these ga
cohen, amid this big investigation on insider trading is in davos. a number of people have seen him walking around saying hello to people. i don't know if he's talking about the investigation. at a time you might think he would hide, he is out and about. a lot of people talking about who is not here almost sometimes as important as who is on the list. among those who are not coming this year, some big questions about what this means, what it says about davos. the whole google contingent, they used to throw a huge party friday nights the past several years, they opted out completely. what does that mean? bill clinton a regular is not here. and jim bryan and while we're on the air j. they're interviewing derek jeter of all things. i don't know if you can think of derek jeter as a guy at davos. they did lunch together and tina brown tweeting up a storm was actually about lance armstrong. derek said he should have admitted his mistake and moved on but that he fooled everyone, including me, i know, joe, you weren't that fooled. that's what's been going on in davos. we will have more thro
, could facebook be making you envy yio and if so, what should you do about it? elizabeth cohen joins us. what did the study find? >> the study looks at german college students. pretty specific group of people. what they found is one out of three of them said that they had feelings, like specific kinds of feelings, such as anger, frustration, or irritation when they used facebook which, as you said, you're supposed to feel connected and happy. it's sort of unfortunate that one out of three felt this. then when they asked more questions they got to the bottom of it which is that there was feelings of envy. >> and what triggers it? what are the specific events or postings that get people angry? >> they're on facebook looking around and you see someone's vacation pictures. wow, they had a great time on their vacation. or you see a picture of someone in a happy moment, like newborn babies. or you see social success. wow, boy, they're at a party with 30 people. wow, they have more friends than i do. it's the same kind of thing that makes you envious in real life, right? except on facebook it'
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